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Old 02-23-2008, 10:33 AM   #1
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refrigerator door has to be almost slammed


We have a kenmore refrig model # 2536481240E.the door wont shut completely without pushing it or slamming it .I cant figure out how to adjust the door with out dismantling it.Any suggestions on how to adjust this door. I have read the manual,but there are no explanations or instructions on how to adjust it

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Old 02-23-2008, 10:47 AM   #2
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You don't adjust the door. You adjust the "level" of the refrigerator.
There are threaded adjustable, round or hex-shaped leveling brackets ("legs") on the two front corners.
Have someone tilt the refrigerator back while you unscrew the leveling brackets out enough to give it a slight slant backwards that will make the door close every time.
If they haven't been unscrewed in a long while, you may have to spritz the threads with WD-40 and use a pair of channel-locks to get them moving.
Since they're screwed in "upside down", you'll need to turn them "clockwise" to raise the front.
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If this is a single door refer MAYBE this will help: both hinges, on top of box and bottom are somewhat adjustable, you will see normally 2 or 3 screws holding them to the box, try to loosen them a bit and you can "twist the hinge a bit, that may help. The problem also could the the hinges themselvs could be bad, since it is a Kenmore you can get parts from Sears OR Whirlpool.
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When my refrigerator door doesn't close, it's something sticking out inside that needs to be repositioned.
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Ron; I thought we taught you better than that in "Hitman school" :}:}:}:} When you store the bodies in the refer ya gotta brake da legs so they bend better
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It's much easier to use a chainsaw on the frozen stuff sticking out. LOL
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Mike; You Da Man Now I know why you took the ph d course, I quit too soon
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I stopped storing them in the refrigerator when I found out they don't, "taste like chicken".
This was a big disappointment as they were sooo easy to catch.
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Old 02-24-2008, 05:02 PM   #9
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And all that you've gotta do for "hamburger" is use a chipper.
Ever seen "Fargo"? LOL
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cleaning the weatherstripping will usually help with the seal (if that's the problem) (soap and water)
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Mike,Mike,Mike dere is dat PH D stuff again ROFLMFAO. Just remember a little oregano,salt,pepper and Oh yeah Parmesan Cheese


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